Portuguese film TABU to be screened on April 21, 2017 at UAlbany

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Still from Portuguese film TABU (2012, directed by Miguel Gomes)

ALBANY, NY (04/05/2017) (readMedia)-- TABU (Portugal, 2012, 118 minutes, b/w, in Portuguese with English subtitles, directed by Miguel Gomes) will be shown on Friday, April 21, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. in Page Hall, 135 Western Avenue on the University at Albany's downtown campus. Sponsored by the New York State Writers Institute as part of its Classic Film Series, the screening is free and open to the public.

A retired woman helps find a man who has a secret connection with her recently deceased neighbor. Richard Brody, in a The New Yorker review called the film "...one of the most original and inventive-as well as trenchantly political and painfully romantic-movies of recent years." A love story and an exploration of Portugal's colonial past, TABU received numerous awards including the Alfred Bauer Award and FIPRESCI Prize at the Berlin International Film Festival.

For additional information contact the Writers Institute at 518-442-5620 or online at http://www.albany.edu/writers-inst.